The Civil War in North Carolina



Biographical Sketches
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  • Gale, Christopher, of Edenton . . . . . 114
  • Gales, Joseph, sr . . . . . 428
  • Gales, Weston R. . . . . . 430
  • Garret, Thomas M. . . . . . 33
  • Gaston, Dr. Alexander . . . . . 129
  • Gaston, William . . . . . 33, 137, 171
  • Gatling, Dr. Richard Jordan . . . . . 106, 221
  • Gatling, Dr. John . . . . . 106
  • Genealogy of--
    • Alexander . . . . . 268
    • Ashe . . . . . 8, 300
    • Avery . . . . . 76
    • Barringer . . . . . lxi, 96
    • Barnett . . . . . 371
    • Battle . . . . . 163
    • Blount . . . . . lvii, 130
    • Bragg . . . . . 456
    • Brevard . . . . . 237, 243
    • Brickell . . . . . 218
    • Carson . . . . . 88
    • Caswell, Gov. Richard . . . . . 106
    • Clark . . . . . lxii, 158
    • Clinch, Gen. Duncan L. . . . . . 165
    • Cotten . . . . . 217
    • Craighead, Rev. Dr. Alexander . . . . . 278
    • Crowell . . . . . 203
    • Davidson . . . . . 271
    • Davis . . . . . 309
    • Donnel, Richard S. . . . . . 139
    • Dudley, Gov. Edward B. . . . . . 312
    • Forney . . . . . 244
    • Gaston . . . . . 139
    • Graham . . . . . 229
    • Hawkins . . . . . 451
    • Haywood . . . . . lxii, 158
    • Henderson . . . . . 179, 183
    • Hill . . . . . 303
    • Iredell . . . . . 124
    • Johnston, Chowan . . . . . 120
    • Jones . . . . . 202
    • Lillington . . . . . 48
    • Locke . . . . . 400
    • Lowrie . . . . . 287
    • McDowell . . . . . 82
    • Mebane . . . . . 330
    • Montgomery, Rowan . . . . . 396
    • Moore . . . . . 51, 52
    • Morehead . . . . . 192
    • Morrison, Rev. Robert H. . . . . . 177
    • Nash . . . . . 332
    • Osborne . . . . . 291
    • Pearson . . . . . 401
    • Pettigrew . . . . . 423
    • Phifer . . . . . lxvi, 96
    • Polk . . . . . 260, 285
    • Ruffin . . . . . 465
    • Saunders . . . . . 448
    • Settle . . . . . 391
    • Sheppard . . . . . 365
    • Shepperd . . . . . 329
    • Shipp . . . . . 249
    • Slocumb . . . . . 464
    • Spaight . . . . . 135
    • Stanley . . . . . 136
    • Steele . . . . . 398
    • Stokes . . . . . 468
    • Strange . . . . . 320
    • Taylor . . . . . 147
    • Turner . . . . . 455
    • Williamson . . . . . 371
    • Williams . . . . . 418
    • Wright . . . . . 304
    • Wynns . . . . . 216
    • Yancey . . . . . 106
  • Germantown battle, Oct. 4, 1777 . . . . . 157, 240
  • Germans in Cabarrus County . . . . . xxxix
  • Gettysburg battle . . . . . 165, 426
  • Gillaspic, James . . . . . 156
  • Gilliam, Henry H . . . . . 117
  • Gilliam, Robert B . . . . . 111, 182
  • Gilmer, John A . . . . . 192
  • Glasgow, James . . . . . 129, 205
  • Glasscock, Dr. George . . . . . 298
  • Goelet, Dr . . . . . 423
  • Goldsboro' . . . . . 464
  • Gordon, James B . . . . . 469
  • Graaffenreidt and the Swiss palatines . . . . . 128, 129
  • Graham, Gen. Joseph . . . . . 227, 231
  • Graham, George . . . . . 231, 237
  • Graham, Edward . . . . . 140
  • Graham, William . . . . . 273
  • Graham, William A . . . . . 231, 232
  • Graham, William A. jr . . . . . 237
  • Graham, John W . . . . . 237
  • Grant, James, of Iowa . . . . . 208
  • Granbury, Josiah T . . . . . 369
  • Graves, Calvin . . . . . 108
  • Greene, Rt. Rev. William M . . . . . 312
  • Greene, Gen. Nathaniel . . . . . 397, 453
  • Green, Gen. Thomas J . . . . . 459
  • Green, Col. Wharton J . . . . . 459
  • Gregory, Isaac . . . . . 99
  • Gregory, William . . . . . 99
  • Grimes, Gen. Bryan . . . . . 373
  • Griswold, Conn., massacre at fort, in Revolutionary War . . . . . 79
  • Grove, William Barry . . . . . 146
  • Grundy, Felix . . . . . 56, 463
  • Gudger, J. C. L. . . . . . 75
  • Guilford Court House, battle of . . . . . 185, 186
  • Guilford Court House battle described by James Martin, sr . . . . . 413
  • Guion, Dr. Isaac . . . . . 136
  • Guion, Haywood W . . . . . 250
  • Guthrie, John J . . . . . 14

    GABRIEL, Abram A. Co C, 28th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-15-62 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private, age 18.  POW 3-27-62 at Hanover Court House, VA.  Wounded 5-31-62 at Seven Pines, Va.  POW 7-1-63 at Gettysburg, VA.  Promoted in May 1862 to Corporal.  Promoted 1-1-63 to Sergeant.  Also served Co K, 23rd NC Infantry.
    GABRIEL, Monroe M. Co K, 23rd NC Infantry Enlisted 6-22-61 at Northampton Co, NC.  Private, age 20, resident of Catawba Co, NC. Promoted 5-15-62 to Sergeant.   Wounded by gunshot in side and in hospital 6-1-62 at Richmond, VA.  Wounded 7-1-62 in left leg at Malvern Hill, VA.  POW and wounded  7-2-63 at Gettysburg, VA.
    GADD, Robert Co E, 4th NC Cavalry Enlisted 6-12-62 at Cabarrus Co, NC.  2nd Lieutenant, age 30, born England.  Resigned 8-18-64.  Returned to England.
    GADDY, Clem Co K, 22nd NC Infantry Enlisted 6-5-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 34.  Died 10-8-61 of disease at Fredericksburg, VA.
    GADDY, James N. Co D, 37th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-8-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 23, resident of Union Co, NC.
    GADDY, John Co F, 2nd NC Infantry Enlisted 8-15-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 24, farmer, resident of Anson Co, NC.  Discharged 7-11-63 because of pthsis pulmonalis, cavity in apex of right lung.
    GADLESS, Amaria Co B, 24th NC Infantry Enlisted 10-6-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GAFFIN, A. Co G, 6th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-1-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 45, farmer, born Halifax Co, VA.  Discharged 1-26-65 for disability (general debility and imbecility of mind) at Camp Godwin, VA.  Died 1-26-65 of pneumonia in Petersburg, VA Hospital.
    GAHAGAN, Carroll Co I, 8th NC Infantry Enlisted 9-2-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 50.  Deserted 5-2-63 at James Island, SC.
    GAINES, E. P. Co A, 1st NC Infantry Enlisted 5-8-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 42.  POW 4-19-65 at Newton Co, GA.
    GAINEY, J. H. Co K, 51st NC Infantry Enlisted 10-23-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GAINEY, Wm B. Co G, 26th NC Infantry Enlisted 10-17-63 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GAITHER, Burgess E. Co H, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-1-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 23.  In hospital 1-11-63 at Richmond, VA.
    GAITHER, Junius L. Co K, 46th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-16-63 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private, age 35, born Iredell Co, NC.  Died 5-30-63 of disease at Newtown, VA.
    GAITHER, Milton D. Co D, 42nd NC Infantry Enlisted 3-12-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 30.  POW February 1865 at Wilmington, NC.
    GAITHER, Thomas W. Co H, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-1-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 21.  POW 11-10-62 at Charles Town, Va.  Killed 5-3-63 at Chancellorsville, Va.
    GAITHER, William G. Co H, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 6-13-61 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 25.
    GALAMORE, James W. Co B, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 6-25-61 at Cabarrus Co, NC.  Private, age 24, carpenter.  Died 9-2-62 of typhoid febris in Richmond VA hospital.
    GALES, Harrison Co C, 54th NC Infantry Enlisted 6-14-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, born in Cumberland Co, NC.  Absent 11-30-62.  Discharged 4-3-63 for disability.
    GALES, Seaton E. Co K, 14h NC Infantry Enlisted 5-21-61 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 33, lawyer.  Promoted 5-21-61 to 2nd Lt.  Promoted 6-3-61 to Adjutant 2nd Lt.  Transferred to Field & Staff.  Served as Assistant Adjutant General on staff of Brigadier General Stephen Ramseur.
    GALES, Solomon Co C, 2nd NC Battalion Enlisted 9-2-63 at Cumberland Co, NC.  Private, age 33.
    GALLANT, Joseph A. Co B, 13th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-7-61 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private, age 17, farmer.  Wounded 6-27-62 at Gaines' Mill, VA.  Promoted 10-14-62 to Corporal.  Wounded 5-3-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.  Promoted 4-25-64 to Sergeant.
    GALLANT, William Lawrence. Co B, 13th NC Infantry Private, resident of Mecklenburg Co, NC.
    GALLIHER, James E. Co I, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 2-26-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 29.  Killed 5-3-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.
    GALLIHER, John C. Co I, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 2-26-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 18.  Wounded 6-27-62 at Gaines' Mill, VA.Died 6-13-64 of pneumonia and diarrhea at Petersburg, VA hospital. 
    GALLIHER, Julius A. Co I, 27th NC Infantry Enlisted 10-28-64 at Camp Stokes, VA.  Private, age 19, resident of Iredell Co, NC.  POW 4-6-65 at Farmville, VA.
    GALLIMORE, Alfred Co F, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 11-26-63 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.  Deserted 2-28-64.
    GALLIMORE, Burgess Co I, 14th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-16-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, resident of Davidson Co, NC.  AWOL 4-19-63.  Returned 11-20-63.  Deserted 2-23-64 to the enemy.
    GALLIMORE, Jesse Co A, 6th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-15-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private.  Deserted 10-9-64 at Bermuda Hundred, VA to the enemy.
    GALLIMORE, Joseph S. Co A, 52nd NC Infantry Enlisted 5-14-62 at Cabarrus Co, NC.  Private, age 19, farmer.  Died 6-19-63 of disease at Richmond, VA.
    GALLIMORE, Roby Co K, 8th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-16-61 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 18, farmer, resident of Randolph Co, NC, born in Davidson Co, NC.  POW 2-8-62 at Roanoke Island, NC.  Wounded 4-18-64 at Plymouth, NC.  In hospital 2-23-65 at Greensboro, NC with rubeola
    GALLOWAY, Robert H. Co B, 20th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-20-61at Fort Johnston, NC.  Private, age 19, farmer, born in Cabarrus Co, NC.  Promoted 11-1-63 to musician and transferred to Band.
    GAMBLE, J. R. Co K, 1st NC Cavalry Enlisted 9-21-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GAMBLE, Jacob L. Co K, 1st NC Cavalry Enlisted 9-21-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GAMBLE, James H. Co K, 30th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-20-63 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 41, resident of Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Died 1-19-64 of typhoid fever at Richmond, VA.
    GAME, William H. Co I, 15th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-15-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 21.  POW & wounded  9-14-62 at Crampton's Gap, MD.  In hospital 9-15-62 at Burkittsville, MD.  POW 4-3-65 at Sutherland's Station, VA.
    GAMMONS, John R. Co D, 43rd NC Infantry Enlisted 3-12-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 15, student, born Bertie Co, NC.  Killed 7-1-63 at Gettysburg, PA.
    GANEY, Hiram Co F, 2nd NC Infantry Enlisted 8-15-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 19.  Killed 5-3-63 at Chancellorsville, VA.
    GANT, Caleb Co G, 38th NC Infantry Enlisted 11-2-61 at Alexander Co, NC.  Private, age 22, farmer, born Catawba Co, NC.  Deserted 8-26-62.  Returned 11-11-63.  Deserted 3-8-65.
    GANT, Evan Co E, 32nd NC Infantry Enlisted 8-14-61 at Catawba Co, NC.  Corporal, age 24.   Reduced to Private 5-15-62.   POW 9-9-64 at Winchester, VA.
    GANT, Jesse S. Co G, 38th NC Infantry Enlisted 11-2-61 at Alexander Co, NC.  Private, age 19, farmer, born in Catawba Co, NC.   Wounded 6-26-62 at Mechanicsville, VA.  Deserted 8-20-62.  Returned 4-12-64.  Deserted 3-5-65.
    GANT, Levi Co K, 46th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-13-62 at Catawba Co, NC.  Private, age 20, farmer.  Wounded 5-10-64 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.  Died 5-20-64 of wounds at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
    GANT, S. S. Co F, 3rd NC Light Artillery Enlisted 10-7-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, resident of Guilford Co, NC.
    GANTZ, Wiley Co B, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-3-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 37.  Wounded 5-28-62 at Seven Pines, VA.  Died at Richmond, VA.
    GARDNER, Frank Co K, 4th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-19-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 23, farmer.  Died 7-28-62 at Richmond, VA.
    GARDNER, Hezekiah T. Co C, 37th NC Infantry Enlisted 9-16-61 at Mecklenburg Co, NC.  Private, age 19, farmer.  Died 5-28-62 of disease at Lynchburg, VA.
    GARDNER, J. W. Co C, 57th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-4-62 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 26, shoemaker.  Discharged 10-13-62 for disability.
    GARDNER, J. W. Co K, 5th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-15-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.  POW 9-17-62 at Sharpsburg, MD.  Died 5-30-63 at Guinea Station, VA.
    GARDNER, James Co B, 46th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-13-63 at Rowan Co, NC.  Private, age 38.
    GARDNER, John M. Co I, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 2-26-62 at Iredell Co, NC.  Private, age 27.  Died 2-28-64 at Orange County Court House, VA.
    GARDNER, W. D. Co G, 5th NC Infantry Enlisted 8-13-62 at Northampton Co, NC.  Private, age 29.  POW 11-7-62.  POW 7-3-63 at Gettysburg, PA.  POW 4-6-65 at Farmville, VA.
    GARDNER, William Co B, 1st NC Light Artillery Enlisted 7-21-63 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.
    GARMAN, George H. Co B, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-16-61 at Cabarrus Co, NC.  Private, age 17, farmer.  POW 5-3-63 at Fredericksburg, VA.
    GARMAN, William R. Co B, 7th NC Infantry Enlisted 5-13-62 at Cabarrus Co, NC.  Private, age 18.  POW 5-27-62 at Hanover Court House, VA.  Wounded in leg 12-13-62 at Fredericksburg, VA.
    GARNER, Abner Co K, 45th NC Infantry Enlisted 9-1-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 50.  
    GARNER, Addison Co E, 1st NC Infantry Enlisted 7-15-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 32.  POW 5-12-64 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA.  Died 3-23-65 as a POW of pneumonia at Elmira, NY.
    GARNER, Elias Co C, 11th NC Infantry Enlisted 4-26-64 at Wake Co, NC.  Private.  Deserted 7-1-64.
    GARNER, Henry Co K, 56th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-17-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 26 born Randolph Co, NC.  In hospital 11-2-62.  Furloughed 1-1-63.  Sick 5-30-63 at Drewry's Bluff, VA.  In hospital 8-3-63 at Farmville, VA.  POW 3-25-65 at Fort Stedman, VA.
    GARNER, John T. Co D, 30th NC Infantry Enlisted 2-13-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 19.  Wounded 7-1-62 at Malvern Hill, VA.
    GARNER, William Co H, 47th NC Infantry Enlisted 3-7-62 at Wake Co, NC.  Private, age 40, farmer.  Discharged 7-23-62.
    GARNER, William N. Co E, 56th NC Infantry Enlisted 7-17-62 at Wake Co, NC. Private, age 20.  POW 5-22-63 at Gum Swamp, NC.  In hospital 12-1-63 at Wilson Co, NC.  Wounded 6-17-64 at Petersburg, VA.  Deserted October 1864.
    GARRENCE, C. L. Co F, 5th NC Cavalry Enlisted 7-7-62.  Private.

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